Most Popular Names

Here are the 10 most popular baby names in United States of 1896 for girls and boys. Click on a name below to learn baby name meanings and more.

Most Popular Names For Births In the United States 1896:

Boys
Rank Name % Num
1 John 6.305 8,139
2 William 6.002 7,747
3 James 4.034 5,207
4 George 3.320 4,286
5 Charles 2.820 3,640
6 Joseph 2.364 3,051
7 Frank 2.204 2,845
8 Robert 2.106 2,719
9 Edward 1.779 2,296
10 Henry 1.691 2,183
Girls
Rank Name % Num
1 Mary 5.481 13,811
2 Anna 2.325 5,860
3 Helen 1.743 4,392
4 Margaret 1.608 4,051
5 Ruth 1.550 3,905
6 Ethel 1.390 3,502
7 Elizabeth 1.377 3,471
8 Florence 1.319 3,323
9 Marie 1.225 3,087
10 Emma 1.140 2,872